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How care home teams minimised the impact of Covid-19 on people living with dementia in care homes

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2022  At My Home Life England we are always learning about positive person-led approaches that support people living in care homes who have a form of dementia. We have had the privilege of working intensively with care home managers across the country during the pandemic, and this theme has shone through many […]

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MHLE reflection on CQC published data showing the death notifications involving COVID-19 received from care homes

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On 21st July 2021, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published data showing the death notifications involving COVID-19 received from individual care homes between 10 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.  Kate Terroni, CQC’s Chief Inspector for Adult Social Care, said: “In considering this data it is important to remember that every number represents a life lost – […]

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Webinar & Peer Support Programme: Developing & Commissioning Quality in Care Homes

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On 29th April 2021, My Home Life England held a national webinar entitled ‘Developing and Commissioning Quality in Care Homes During Times of Uncertainty’. The webinar aimed to support attendees to deliver quality, sustainability and revisioning of care homes in their local area. At the webinar we: brought together great ideas, evidence and experience from […]

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“Bitesize” – Our new My Home Life England Online Programme

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  My Home Life England has developed “Bitesize” – a new online offer for busy care home managers This online course is an introduction to the My Home Life England programme for care home managers, exploring each of the My Home Life frameworks, as well as a session on technology.  Course overview: Hear practical ideas […]

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Precious moments of connection: Our thoughts on the last 12 months

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“We pulled people together. Communicating between families and residents. Dancing! I worked 15-16 days in a row, 18 hours a day. My motivation? – it needed to be done.” This is a typical response from the many managers that we at My Home Life England have been supporting over the past 12 months through our bespoke […]

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Meet our new My Home Life England Development Board

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As we move into our 15th year, the My Home Life movement remains a strong and connected network working towards our vision of a world where all care homes for older people are great places to live, die, visit and work. Now supported by the My Home Life charity, we are working in 6 countries […]

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